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Introduction to scientific psychology

Author: Henry D Schlinger; Alan D Poling
Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, [1998] ©1998
Series: Applied clinical psychology.
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This unique introductory textbook, the first to address psychology as a rigorous natural science, applies to the study of human behavior the same scientific standards taken for granted in other natural sciences. The result is a scientific psychology that studies the evolutionary, physiological, and environmental variables determining behavior. The authors discuss the relationship between science and psychology and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Schlinger, Henry D.
Introduction to scientific psychology
(DLC) 98009986
(OCoLC)38312076
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry D Schlinger; Alan D Poling
ISBN: 9781489918932 1489918930
OCLC Number: 883381527
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 388 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Scientific Psychology. Historical Origins. Science and Psychology. Research Methods. Behavioral Causation. Phylogeny: Evolution and Behavior. Ontogeny: Classical Conditioning. Ontogeny: Operant Conditioning. Neurophysiology and Behavior. Applications of Scientific Psychology. Language. Cognition. Human Evolutionary and Prenatal Development. Development Through Early Childhood. Individual Differences: Intelligence, Personality and Social Behavior. Troublesome Behavior. Glossary. Index.
Series Title: Applied clinical psychology.
Responsibility: Henry D. Schlinger, Jr. and Alan Poling.
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We humans are faced with an interesting problem: That which we think we un- derstand the most-our own behavior-we probably understand the least. the planet is beset by a host of problems that are.  Read more...

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